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BBQ Cook-Off Team Information & Registration

Event & Judging Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023, | 11 AM to 3 PM

Event Location:
Eastern Florida State College (Near the Tennis Courts)
3865 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32935

Team Check-In: Friday, February 17, 2023, from 2 PM to 5 PM

Mandatory Captain Meeting: Friday, February 17, 2023, at 5:45 PM (time subject to change)

Backyard Team Entry Fee: $100     Corporate Team Entry Fee: $1,250

All teams are eligible to compete for the $1,500 Grand Champion Prize!
Plus three meat categories: Brisket, Pork, and Ribs
with a 1st Place ($500), 2nd Place ($250), and 3rd Place ($100) winner in each category.

Backyard Teams will compete for their own special People’s Choice Award and prize!

Corporate Challenge Teams will compete for the coveted Golden Pig Trophy, which is the separate corporate version of the People’s Choice Award that the winner can proudly display until the 2024 event.

How to Register:

  1. Decide if you are competing as a Backyard Team or Corporate Challenge Team
  2. Review the Official Competition Rules (The rules page includes a link to the printable version that must be signed and returned to the EFSC Foundation)
  3. If you want to pay online, choose the option below.
  4. To pay the entry fee by mail, send a check to: 

    EFSC Foundation

    ATTN: Dawn Niehoff

    Building 10, Room 110

    3865 North Wickham Road

    Melbourne, Florida 32935

  5. Mail a signed copy of the rules to that address or email a signed and scanned copy  to Dawn Niehoff at prior to entering the BBQ site on Friday, February 17, 2023

Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early!

  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Friday February 17
Backyard BBQ Cook-Off & Family Fest Be sure to save the date for our Backyard BBQ Cook-Off & Family Fest
Win the Golden Pig Trophy
Win the People’s Choice Award
Event registration summary
2023 Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Fest TEAM:
Corporate Challenge
Backyard BBQ Team